CENTER FOR ETHICS AND RELIGIOUS VALUES IN BUSINESS
Cardinal O'Hara Lecture Series
Fall 2002--Upcoming Speaker
Patrick Gnazzo, Vice President, Business
Practices, United Technologies Corp.
Tuesday, December 3, 7 p.m., Jordan Auditorium
Patrick J. Gnazzo has been Vice President,
Business Practices at United Technologies Corporation since
1993. He is responsible for the corporation’s compliance
and ethics program, which includes managing more than 160
Business Practice Officers worldwide. These officers are responsible
for supporting management’s implementation of the company’s
ethics/compliance programs for all its 150,000 employees in
more than 200 countries.
In addition, Mr. Gnazzo is responsible for
directing and coordinating UTC’s contracts and government
Mr. Gnazzo previously was Vice President,
Government Contracts and Compliance, a post he held from January
1991. He joined UTC in 1981 as Assistant General Counsel at
the Corporate Office and was named Associate General Counsel
in 1982 and Vice President – Contracts and Deputy Counsel
at Pratt & Whitney in 1983. Three years later he was appointed
Counsel for UTC’s Washington, DC office, and the following
year he was named UTC Vice President – Government Liaison.
In 1987, he was appointed President of United Technologies
International Corporation and, in 1989, Vice President and
Prior to joining UTC, Mr. Gnazzo was the US
Navy’s chief trial lawyer and director of its litigation
division, and an associate general counsel of the Navy Department.
Mr. Gnazzo holds an undergraduate degree in
political science and philosophy from John Carroll University
and a law degree from Cleveland State University.